AFSPA

Topics Covered: 1.Security challenges and their management in border areas.   AFSPA   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: AFSPA- features, draconian provisions, misuses and need for review.   Context: The Cabinet Secretariat has notified rules reasserting the Union Home Ministry as the authority that would decide on the imposition of the Armed Forces …

Public health emergency declared in Delhi

Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment   Public health emergency declared in Delhi   What to study? For Prelims: GRAP and key features. For Mains: Concerns over rising pollution levels, challenges and ways to address them, need for a permanent solution.   Context: EPCA declares public health emergency in Delhi-NCR. AQI …

Polavaram project

Topics Covered: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers.   Polavaram project   What to study? For Prelims: Key facts on Polavaram project. For Mains: Significance and …

CMIE report on joblessness

Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.   CMIE report on joblessness   What to study? For Prelims: Key findings of the report. For Mains: Concerns, reasons for rise in unemployment, challenges ahead and ways to address them.   Context: The Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy …

Electoral Bond Scheme

Topics Covered: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures.   Electoral Bond Scheme   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of Electoral Bonds and highlights of the scheme. For Mains: Significance of the scheme, benefits and concerns …

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- HUMANS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

RSTV: THE BIG PICTURE- HUMANS AND ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE Introduction:             Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged business leaders and technocrats to build a bridge between the artificial intelligence and human intentions. In fact artificial intelligence has penetrated several aspects of our life in the past few years . The govt on its part has also …

Should I write Answers on my Own from Daily Secure Initiative or Note Down Points from Secure Synopsis?

Should I write Answers on my Own from Daily Secure Initiative or Note Down Points from Secure Synopsis? Many aspirants do this. They note down points from our Secure synopsis content and organise it neatly. They believe that as synopsis provides so much content that is more than what they themselves can do research and …

Insights into Editorial: Substance across the Arabian Sea

Insights into Editorial: Substance across the Arabian Sea Context: PM Modi embarks on two-day visit to Saudi Arabia India and Saudi Arabia signed a raft of key pacts to significantly ramp up ties in several key sectors including oil and gas, renewable energy and civil aviation during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s two-day visit to the …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 02 November 2019

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 02 November 2019 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  INSIGHTS NEW SECURE – 2020: YEARLONG TIMETABLE General Studies – 1 Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different …